Calflora
Taxon  Report   1601    
Carex nervina  L. H. Bailey
Sierra nerved sedge,  Sierra sedge
Carex nervina
© 2005 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex nervina
© 2005 Steve Matson
Carex nervina
© 2005 Steve Matson
Carex nervina, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Carex nervina
© 2003 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carex nervina
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CANE5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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